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Kraken Officially Become NHL’s 32nd Franchise

Photo: NHL.com NEW YORK (April 30, 2021) – The Seattle Kraken today completed the acquisition of their team and officially joined the National Hockey League.

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Report: NHL Hoping To Start 2021-22 Season On October 12

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the NHL is hoping that the 2021-22 season will start on Tuesday, October 12. Training camps would open on Wednesday, September 22 in that case.

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Mock Expansion Draft 3.0: Who Is Seattle Kraken Bound?

Photo: NHL.com With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft for the Seattle Kraken set to take place less than four months (will take place on July 21) and nearly half of the 2020-21 season in the books, NoVa Caps does their … Continue reading

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NHL Comissioner Gary Bettman: “We Understand We Are Going To Need To Be Flexible And Agile, And We Are Prepared To Do That.”

Photo: NHL.com NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told the media that “We understand we are going to need to be flexible and agile, and we are prepared to do that,” two days before opening night of the 2020-21 season.

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2020 Mock Expansion Draft For The Seattle Kraken

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images As the NHL expansion draft for the Seattle Kraken is around a year away, what could their inaugural season roster look like? NoVa Caps does its annual mock expansion draft for the NHL’s 32nd franchise. … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Video Coach Tim Ohashi, Athletic Trainer Mike Booi Hired By Kraken

Photo: Bates College The Seattle Kraken are starting to make hires to their medical staff and front office. They announced a set of new hires on Wednesday morning, including former Washington Capitals’ video coach Tim Ohashi and assistant medical trainer … Continue reading

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Gary Bettman: “(Salary) Cap Will Be Flat For At Least A Couple Of Years”; 2020-21 Start May Slide To Late December or Early January

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was a guest on TSN Radio Vancouver on Friday. During his appearance he discussed a number of key topics, including the current thinking regarding the league’s salary cap, and the latest estimate for the start of … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Changes Direction on New AHL Arena, Delays Opening By A Year; Seattle Kraken Will Likely Be Without AHL Affiliate For Inaugural Season

A year after the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the Los Angeles company Oak View Group announced plans for a $250 million sports and entertainment arena in downtown Palm Springs, officials confirmed this week that the site of the project is moving … Continue reading

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Capitals Prepare for Third Intrasquad Scrimmage; Fehervary Returns To Practice, Still No Samsonov: News From Day 9 of Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals were back to work at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Thursday for day nine of their 2020 summer training camp. The team will hold their third intrasquad scrimmage on Friday at 4:00 pm, which will be streamed live … Continue reading

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32nd NHL Franchise Named Seattle Kraken

Photo: Chris Johnston The 32nd team of the NHL finally unveiled their team name, which will be the Seattle Kraken and logo on Thursday. Their inaugural season will be in 2021-22.

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